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Georgia State University

Department of History

Atlanta , GA

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Georgia State University

Overview

Georgia State University / Department of History is located in Atlanta, GA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Heritage Preservation (MHP) Heritage preservation
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) History History
Master of Arts (MA) History World history
Master of Arts (MA) History Historic preservation
Master of Arts (MA) History Public history

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 28
Doctoral Degrees 9
Other Advanced Degrees 0

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

48
Applied
43
Accepted
24
Enrolled
90%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th March 15th No
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements BA in history; statement of purpose; writing sample; three letters of recommendation; official transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements MA in history; master's thesis; statement of purpose; writing sample; three letters of recommendation; official transcripts; appropriate language skills

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

113
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.31%
Black or African American 15.04%
White or Caucasian 69%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.77%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.65%
Unknown 3.54%

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 5
Male (11)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Nineteenth- and twentieth-century U.S. history, early modern European history, modern European history, world history, public history
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 33 Gilmer Street
Atlanta, GA  30302-3083
United States
Contact Dr. Michelle Brattain
Chair
Email: mbrattain@gsu.edu
Phone: 404-413-6374
Fax: 404-413-6384

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